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  •   Power for All was launched 5 years ago, on May 21, 2015. It’s a time to celebrate, but also a time to reflect. We face great disruption in the world, compounded by an unprecedented health crisis. Since its founding, Power for All has grown to 300+ partners. Together, we have achieved much, but we […]

  •   The Clean Cooking Alliance (Alliance) has named Neha Juneja, CEO and Co-Founder of India’s largest cookstoves manufacturer, Greenway Appliances, as the organization’s 2019 Woman Entrepreneur of the Year. The award recognizes outstanding female leaders in the household energy sector who are advancing clean cooking solutions in emerging markets. Juneja founded Greenway in 2011 to […]

  •   MORONI, June 18, 2019―Globally, the traditional response to electricity theft is to disconnect users, prosecute, and undertake vigorous meter audits. This helps to recover some losses but doesn’t address the root cause. In Comoros, the World Bank’s ESMAP Africa Gender and Energy Program and national energy utility Société Nationale de l’Electricité des Comores (SONELEC) […]

  •   As shown in the latest UN Sustainable Development Goal 7 (SDG7) tracking report published last week, we are making some progress towards the goal of universal energy access by 2030. The number of people without access to electricity is now down to 840 million (compared to 1.2 billion in 2010). However, progress has been […]

  • Governments and donors in sub-Saharan Africa that adopt coordinated approaches to electrifying rural communities using distributed renewables can count on meaningful job creation, according to recent data from REEEP in Zambia. REEEP, which manages the Swedish-funded Beyond the Grid Fund Zambia (BGFZ), is so far supporting four private decentralized renewable energy companies in the southern […]

  •   Global Women’s Network for the Energy Transition (GWNET), a non-profit membership association working with women energy experts globally, launched its newly created Women in Energy Expert Platform at the Berlin Energy Transition Dialogue on 10th April 2019, which brought together more than 2000 experts and 60% women speakers. The brand new platform has been […]

  • The Clean Cooking Alliance (“Alliance”) released its 2019 Clean Cooking Industry Snapshot (“Snapshot”), a first-of-its-kind publication that highlights investment and business model innovation in the clean cooking sector. The Snapshot gauges progress toward a sustainable and inclusive clean cooking industry, based on investment, operational, and financial performance data provided by more than 40 companies. Visit […]

  •   A citizen of the world, Ana Victoria Rojas is challenging the status quo by taking an interest in different cultural backgrounds and designing context-appropriate solutions for achieving social and environmental change. Originally from Costa Rica and a lawyer by trade, Ana entered the energy sector purely by chance and now sports experience working in […]

  • Inequalities and discriminations based on gender, such as GBV, and environmental unsustainability are deeply interlinked, such that tackling one without addressing the other is unlikely to succeed. Although largely undocumented to date, GBV and environment links may feature in conservation initiatives as well as those focused on gender, economic empowerment, development, humanitarian aid, and rights […]

  • While many in the energy sector are of the mindset that bigger is always better, Solar Sister knows from both experience and data that for people living in last mile communities, small clean energy solutions can have transformational impacts. Solar Sister’s approach focuses on “first light, last mile.” This means that we prioritize reaching customers […]